Discover Ohio's natural wonders, breathtaking caves, thick old-growth forests, scenic rivers and more.
These outdoor gems, all open and free to the public, are among the state?s most striking natural wonders. Remember this is only a sample. Ohio has one of the nation?s finest systems of community parks, state parks, recreational trails and other natural areas ? each in its own special way showcasing Ohio?s rich environmental diversity.
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As you journey around Beautiful Ohio, take time to wander off the beaten path.
Leave the freeways behind while you explore our state?s remarkable natural wonders. We are blessed with a wealth of special outdoor places and unique natural areas, hidden treasures to be found in every corner of the state.You won?t have to wander far to find breathtaking caves, thick old-growth forests, scenic rivers and rare eco-systems filled with fascinating plants and animals.
So ? slow down ? breathe the fresh air, soak up the scenery and discover the best Ohio has to offer.